The Football Lads Alliance protest in Tower Hamlets from Saturday 21st October 2017

Last Saturday’s march was a disgrace and the community were let down by many. For many years, far-right groups have been unable to march through this beautiful borough and last Saturday they managed to go through absolutely unchallenged. Primarily, there are three groups who made serious errors which had resulted in the FLA being able … Continue reading The Football Lads Alliance protest in Tower Hamlets from Saturday 21st October 2017

The Tower Hamlets election trial verdict and the events that followed…

A glorious day for some and a sad day for many. Thursday 23rd April 2015 many received news which tarnished their view of democracy. Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman and his cabinet member for resources, Councillor Alibor Choudhury, were banned from office with immediate effect. The verdict at the Tower Hamlets election trial caused a … Continue reading The Tower Hamlets election trial verdict and the events that followed…

Colonial politics in Tower Hamlets?

Many in Tower Hamlets talk of racism, religious discrimination, colonial politics and sympathy for the far right. The accused are said to be orchestrating methods which is seen as institutional as opposed to skinhead thuggery - the poison stemming from politics which is supposedly in place to protect those that it serves. Some say that … Continue reading Colonial politics in Tower Hamlets?